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Chef-du-Pont tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chef-du-Pont: highlights and tourist information

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Chef-du-Pont is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 35 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Chef-du-Pont is 275 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lessay abbey at 22 km and Barfleur at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chef-du-Pont, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Chef-du-Pont in Normandy.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Manche

Map of places to visit near Chef-du-Pont

Markets in and near Chef-du-Pont

  • Sainte-Mere-Eglise: market Thursday (4km)
  • Carentan: market Monday all day (11km)
  • Valognes: market Friday (17km)
  • La Haye-du-Puits: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Isigny-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Grandcamp-Maisy: market Sunday (22km)
  • Periers: market Saturday (22km)
  • Bricquebec: market Monday (23km)
  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: market Saturday (24km)
  • Quettehou: market Tuesday (24km)

More information about Chef-du-Pont, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Chef-du-Pont, France

What to do at Chef-du-Pont? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Chef-du-Pont.

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue tours (Vauban fortifications) (24km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin (9km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Château de Beaurepaire (33km)
  • Parc du château des Ravalet (33km)
  • Argences (42km)
  • Parc du château de Nacqueville (43km)
  • Plantbessin (45km)
  • Jardin botanique du château de Vauville (46km)
  • Jardin Jacques Prévert (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie des Veys (15km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (40km)
  • Roches de Ham (45km)
  • Cap de la Hague (53km)
  • Nez de Jobourg (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (60km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chef-du-Pont

Canton: Sainte-Mère-Église

Arrondissement: Cherbourg-Octeville

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50480

Distance to Chef-du-Pont

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 275 km

from Calais: 287 km

from Nice: 912 km

from Bordeaux: 509 km

from Strasbourg: 669 km

Getting here

Chef-du-Pont is in the north of France. Most visitors arrive by car, often from the ferries at Saint-Malo, Cherbourg or Caen on the coast here which are very convenient. For driving distances to Chef-du-Pont from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amfreville, Beuzeville-Au-Plain, Beuzeville-la-Bastille, Blosville, Carquebut, Cretteville, Ecoqueneauville, Gourbesville, Houesville, Houtteville, Liesville-sur-Douve, Neuville-Au-Plain, Picauville, Saint-Come-du-Mont, Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Sebeville, Turqueville and Vindefontaine.

This page in French: Visiter Chef-du-Pont

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